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Re: Subscript assignment incompatibility??


On Nov 8, 2006, at 6:15 AM, kevin_jazz wrote:

> I have another very simple problem:
> x={{1,28},{2,28}}
> Subscript[p,res]  = x
>
> x[[1]]=x[[1]]
> {1,28}
>
> Subscript[p,res][[1]] = Subscript[p,res][[1]]
>
> \!\(Set::"setps" : \ "\!\(p\_res\) in assignment of part is not a
> symbol."\)
>
> So, I can't make an assignment with a variable that has a subscript??
> What am I missing?

Use the Utilities`Notation` package to make a symbol out of Subscript 
[p,res].  You can only assign to symbols, parts of symbols that  
evaluate to lists, or functions of the form head[arg] where head is  
not a protected symbol.

Regards,

Ssezi


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